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before the country defaults on its debt? there's a big white house meeting today. >>> on the run, a stunning statement from the country's new secretary of defense. al qaeda's defeat is within reach. is america close to a victory over the terror network? >>> stolen life. kidnapped and held captive for 18 of her 31 years. jaycee dugard speaks exclusively to abc's diane sawyer about what it was like to be a prisoner, now, finally to be fre >> wow. i can walk into the next room and see my mom. wow, i can decide totoump in the car and go to the beach with the girls. wow. >> unbelievable. >> and, royal red carpet. it was the biggest night yet for the royal newlyweds of north america. hollywood's biggggt stars were out. but no surprise, it was kate who stole the show. we are live ininos angeles for will and kate's big hollywood moment. >> announcer: from abc news, this is a special edition of "good morning america," now, live from the belasco theater in los angeles, california, and new york city, weekend anchors bianna golodryga and dan harris. >> good morning, america, you're looking a
of the big things we agree after a decade of racking up deficits and debt we need to get our fiscal house in order we agree to do that both sides will have to step outside of their comfort zones and make some political sacrifices. >>> if key players reach a deal congressional leaders will have to bring it back for members to vote it is almost an automatic no vote for republicans elected with tea party backing. >>> even the leaders were getting testy on the house friday >> i strongly believe we ought to pay for what we buy but i also believe we ought not to put this country on the brink of financial chaos and bring us down in the eyes of the world, let's just review stay it'sics, mr. -- statistics, mr. speaker there have been 2.5 million jobs lost since this president took office. >>> negotiators need a deal in the next 9 few days if they need to -- in the next few day ifs they need to meet the august 2nd deadline. >>> now president obama is getting a little r and r before tonight's rare sunday meeting he spent the night in maryland mountains at camp da
agree on some of the big things. we agree that after a decade of racking up deficits and debt, we need to get our fiscal house in order. we agree that to do that, both sides are going to have to step outside of their comfort zones and make some political sacrifices. >> if the key players do reach a deal, congressional leaders will have to bring it back for their members to vote. it's almost an automatic no vote for republicans elected with tea party backing and democrats promised to keep entitlements as it. the leaders were getting testy on the house floor friday. >> i'm one of those who strongly believes we aught to pay for what we buy. but i also believe that we aught not to put this country on the brink of financial chaos and bring us down in the eyes of the world. >> let's just review some of the statistics, mr. speaker. there have been 2 1/2 million jobs lost since this president took office. >> negotiators need a deal in the next few days. because it will take three weeks to write the bill, tweak it, and push it through both houses n. washington, caroline shively, fox news.
and increase the nations borrowing limit. >> everything they have told me and the speaker is to get a big package would require big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation extraordinarily difficult 9.2% unemployment. it is a job killer. >> we need to do something very big, substantial to bring long term debt down overtime we have to do that in a way that is good for the economy. >> reporter: of course there is a difference in opinion what is exactly good for the economy, house speaker john boehner said look the republicans are not going to agree on any package that includes any increases in taxes therefore the republican package is $2 trillion where as the deal the president has been pushing is a $4 trillion deal we should learn more at the press conference scheduled here at the white house 11:00 a.m. >>> three small planes in three separate incidents had to be intercepted by fighter jets this weekend each plane flew too close to camp david. the first around noon saturday another later that night the third happened late yesterday morning in every case the planes landed withou
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big time and temperature will go up tomorrow we want to give you an early warning we think tomorrow will be hotter than today. pools will sure be busy, check out dupont circle the thermometer saying 101 degrees we will be real close again tomorrow this is the kind of heat once again where you have to protect yourself and we do have a head advisory issued for tomorrow for triple digit heat. where are we now temperature 93 degrees, i do believe that we did get to about 94 degrees let's get this in motion for you so you can see it, look down to our south, 95 fredericks burg, a little bit of relief if you are near water today but when you factor in humidity, really off the charts feels like 116 degrees fredericks burg these are crazy numbers, 104 dc for the heat index, 105 monassis and 100 in annapolis. i mentioned the heat advisory it does not include far northern and western areas you may get a cloud deck and thunderstorms and speaking of thunderstorms, over to true view because we have a big complex of storms, that tracks through chicago causing 600,000 power outage, we have a severe
the fourth of july fireworks. good evening everyone. that is the big story tonight. police arrested marcus harris in connection with the murder of joseph calo from alabama. sheldon dutes is live outside of police headquarters with the the details. >> the suspect came to police headquarters and turned himself in. take a look at the suspect, the man in custody. police have charged a 32-year- old marcus harris with the murder of joseph calo, the young father visiting baltimore from alabama, stabbed to death outside mccormick and schmick's at the the fireworks finished on the fourth of july. he was cut in the neck and it may have stemmed from an argument. this photograph helped police to close the case. >> we would like to think the once a decision that did the right thing and give us the crucial piece of evidence to close this case, that photograph. it was given to the local media who aired it immediately. >> they would not comment on the specifics of his arrest, others say he turned himself in. joseph calo leaves behind a 1- year-old daughter and we have spoken to the mother. she was ecstati
. if the weather is the big story. we have been talking about this off-camera, how fast and furious the rain came down friday causing flooding concerns. >> as president are still dealing with damage from thursday's storm. >> the afternoon downpour left much of frederick submerged under water. water levels were so high in some areas that intersections have to be shut down. lorraine did accumulate in the dundalk parking lot. all on the heels of the nasty weather that blew through thursday night. these crews spent the day clearing debris at salvaging what they could. >> i am just trying to help the neighbors. they own the barnyard up here. >> five businesses had significant damage, including the manufacturers of this portable said which washed up downstream. several merchants also reported flooding. >> once the bridge gets debris underneath the water starts to back up and constantly happening. >> once a year at least. but like i said, from what i recall this is probably the worst. >> at four seasons court -- the gusty winds ripped up two rooftops. more than a dozen units have been condemned and the
working over the weekend to bridge those gaps. the good news is, we agree on some of the big things. we agree that after a decade of racking up deficits and debt, we need to get our fiscal house in order. >> earlier this week, the president held his first ever quitter town hall. he received thousands of questions covering a range of topics. the dalai lama continues his visit to the nation's capital today with the call for peace. he spoke on the west lawn of the u.s. capitol earlier today. he talked about changing society peacefully, one person at a time. >> try to create a peaceful mind. that creates within our own community the way to change our society. >> china says the dalai lama supports the use of violence to establish an independent tibet, something he strongly denies. funeral arrangements are now in place for former first lady betty ford. mrs. board passed away last night at the age of 93, and to services have been planned, one next tuesday and the second in grand rapids michigan next thursday. a spokesman today expressed thanks on behalf of the family. >> we would like to thank
night. the big story is the heat and humidity. 95 this afternoon. this must be what phoenix feels like. atch that. cool to what ste >> are they going to will let you try that? >> i think i will let the experts do that. >> thank you. weather-wise, it will be hot and steamy today. we had some big thunderstorms last night. those are gone. 75 at the airport. 76 in cockeysville. the dew points are running in low 70's. a very tropical field. they dropped off when you get to the mountains. there is a boundary and that could be the focus for some thunderstorms later this afternoon. we had some thunderstorms last night. they are gone. we're watching a cluster of storms drifting off to the west. that will stay west of us. we will have some cloud cover. those clouds may suppress the heat. we're forecasting a high of 95. i think it could have been worse if we didn't get this cloud cover. the real relief is with this front that is back in the great lakes. that could come by tonight or early tomorrow morning. hot and humid day today with a chance for some afternoon thunderstorms. heat index up aroun
, or 80. or yesterday, it was 100. so it's two degrees lower. not a big difference. easton, 102. d.c. at 103. and ocean city, at 100 degrees. that's the way it feels on your skin. >>> bernadette woods joins me now with a current look at the advisories in effect. and look toward the end of the week changes. >>> we have the heat advisory in effect for all of us earlier. western side of the bay. still in effect for the eastern shore here. but there's also an air quality alert, code orange for the baltimore region and d.c. region. that probably is going to be extended because we're still going to have high temperatures. but eventually, cooler air is coming our way. and that is coming pretty soon. later this week, notice how on the eastern part of the country, or northeastern part, there is a big dip coming. that's going to bring in much more comfortable air. we'll let you know how comfortable coming up. >>> first warning weather coverage continues live now with adam may. the dangerous heat this can be. >> well, that cooler weather bernadette has told you about, it can't come soon enoug
the forecast. wall street rallied. a big bucket of cold water was poured on wall street and the economy with the lackluster jobs. >> the economy added an average of 215,000 jobs per month in the previous three months so the anticipation was there. and it showed a stand still in june. what is it about june, do we know what happen? >> it's not just june. they went back and revised downward the prior month. they thought they had 57,000 jobs in may. it turned out it was 25,000. they got rid of it -- they revised away 45,000 additional jobs. we think there have been temporary blips in the economy, the greek situation, storms all through the south you were reporting on. you've had high gas prices and a whole lot of other things have been happening and that caused the economy to come to a stand still and hiring come to a stand still in may and june. we hope that's the case. >> you want to bring up an important thing that a lot of people don't hear about. you call it the real unemployment rate, the ratio of unemployed, discouraged workers and people working part time because they can't find ful
a look outside with meteorologist ava marie. our big story this morning comes out of baltimore county, where a four-alarm fire at a hotel, sent two people to the hospital, and forced the evacuation of all150 hotel guests . this happened last night at the days inn in the 57-hundred block of baltimore national pike in catonsville. and 11 news reporter sheldon dutes was there. arrest in that deadly stabbing outside an inner harbor restaurant on july 4th. 32-year-old marcus harris faces first degree murder charges this morning in connection with the death of joseph calo. harris turned himself in at police headquarters saturday afternoon. calo was a tourist from alabama. he was stabbed to death outside of mccormick and schmick's restaurant shortly after the july 4th fireworks show. police believe the stabbing may have been the result of an earlier altercation. a wittness took a picture of the suspect .. which turned out to be an invaluable piece of evidence. calo's former girlfriend says she's pleased about the arrest. according to court records, harris' criminal history dates back to 2005
. >>> pandora get into the social networking business. now the details, and a review of google plus. >> big changes are coming to pandora. the internet radio service is adding its own social network, which will allow users to monitor which songs for their friends are listening to and talking about. the service is available now for premium subscribers and later this week for everyone else. it has been a couple weeks since google launched google plus. it was easier to manage than facebook. >> google plus allows you to put people into groups and allows you to put them in different circles. you have to categorize the people into different groups, and that allows you to control what people see right from the beginning. >> it remains exclusive. only those receiving invitations for now will be able to use it. >>> we are going to be looking at the beltway a first, it's hot outside already. >> low 80's right now. i promised there is nicer weather on the way. tomorrow and on friday we will see temperatures only in the mid 80's, that is a welcome change. and no heat advisory. annapolis, maryland, righ
was minimal. >> it does come down fast and furious every once in a while. this was a big one. market street was a river. >> reporter: things are pretty much back to normal. you will find trash bags where people picked up debris that was left behind. fredericks's flood control system at carol creek spared the historic from disaster. it was built after the city flooded in the 1960s. >> underneath that aring a arin aqueducts. >> reporter: this shows cars about to float away at a condo complex. you were showing the water came up to the sign here? >> came up about right here, right past the sign. see where everything just rest underneath the car and everything. >> reporter: darcy spencer, news 4. >>> closer to washington, the storm took a toll on trees and power lines and led to yet another difficult commute home for many across the area. jackie bensen continues our team coverage. she's live in bethesda. >> reporter: as usual, most of the damage and inconvenience was caused by this area's large, old trees. people ran for cover as the skies opened in the humid late afternoon, grabbing for umbre
. anyway, it was pretty nasty last night. >> strong storms. woke me up. today's big debate in the weather center is whether to go with 99 or 100 for the high temperature. >> does it feel any different? >> i don't think so. you get the idea. extreme heat this afternoon. 78 at reagan national. 75 at baltimore. 18 in ocean city. no thanks. win chest -- 81 in ocean city. no thanks. winchester 73 degrees. we've got a blow off of the cloud cover associated with the storms still hanging in the area that will be with us for the morning hours. that may actually hold the temperature down a degree or two and keep us only in the upper 90s for daytime highs. we're not the only ones. i'm show you more on that in a little bit. the forecast partly cloudy, hot and humid. could be an isolated storm later today. most of us will be dry. we've got a heat advisory which goes into effect at noon. here's your temperature. 99 degrees. it won't feel that cool. >> the cooldown is coming. >> yes. >> thank you, tucker. >>> some of the top stories this morning, baltimore city police issued an amber alert for an 8-year
. >> the weather is a big story. the rain raising fears of the flooding. >> resident in parts of our area still dealing with the damage from thursday's storm. >> afternoon downpour and left much of frederick's of merged. water levels was so high in some areas that intersection had to be shut down. what flooding was not as bad and baltimore county, the rain did accumulate in this bundle parking lot, all on the heels of nasty weather that blew through thursday night. these cokeysville businesses salads and what they could. >> just trying to help the neighbors, phone the barnyard. >> five businesses had significant damage, including the manufacture of this portable shed which washed downstream. several merchants also reported flooding. >> once that bridge gets the green underneath the that the water backs up, and it is constantly happening. >> and happens once a year at least. but like i said, from what i call this is probably the worst. >> at 4 season scored in done about, but tarp covers the apartment building where two rooftops were blown off. more than a dozen buildings condemned and the red c
a controversial last choice option to end the stalemate. >>> how big was it? word this morning the number of possible victims involved in that hacking scandal in britain could be in the thousands. this morning one celebrity who says he was a target, hugh grant, speaks out in a live interview. >>> and we need a bigger boat. a huge 18-foot-long saltwater crocodile leaps out of the river to the delight and terror of tourists. and the photographer who took the picture says it's no croc d the picture says it's no croc d day. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. boy, the gloves are off in washington. the move could be more today because the president and top congressional leaders are going to go back to the negotiating table yet again. >> that's right. the republicans were not at all happy with the president's comment on tuesday. now senator mitch mcconnell has offered that last chance option. we're going to tell you what he is offering straight ahead. >>> also this morning matt, it was a dea
thing left that is blocked there the right lane blocked, 121 between 70 and 121. the big tie up along 66, monassis and from 70 to 100 trying to get up monument drive accident activity on the shoulder. braddock to pennsylvania, they turned the camera on the accident on the bridge dice peered, college -- disappeared, college park, northbound 5, on the brakes, cedarville to brandy wine. that is a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. >>> an 8-year-old boy abducted in broad daylight in front of friends this happened in baltimore but a statewide amber alert is in effect for derek brown junior. stacy. >> reporter: well, this young man could be any where in the state police really want you to take a good look at what is happening it is a frightening tale of a brazen abduction here is his picture 8-year-old derek brown junior was walking with a group of friends 6:30 p.m. last night 300 block gwen avenue. two men pulled up grabbed derek threw him in a trunk of a car and sped away. here is a picture of the vehicle, a newer model light green ford taurus it does have a maryland license plate we don't
day in the big city. i'm russ mitchell. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. from the jobs to the royals and the shuttle launch and to betty ford. >> a courageous first lady who battled addiction to pain killers and addiction to alcohol and defeating breast cancer. she died in palm springs, california, she was 93 years old. scott pelley takes a look back at her remarkable life. >> reporter: relatively unknown until her husband became president, betty ford became one of the most popular and respected women in america. born elizabeth anne bloomer april 18th, 1918, she grew up in grand rapids, michigan. she dreamed of becoming a professional dancer and after high school she moved east to study under martha graham, the high priestess of modern dance. she earned a spot in the auxiliary dance troupe but her mother pressured her to leave the troupe in 1941. she performed in her own dance troupe, married and divorced and then met a young man named gerald ford, they married in 1948, weeks before ford was elected to his first term in congress. through the 1950s and '60s, they were a traditional an
in. 115 in huntsville. 107 in d.c. 103 here in new york city. here's why. big area of high pressure. there's a big strong upper ridge. this is just a heat pump that will continue. and the bad news is, this goes into at least thursday. in fact, jet stream guns up a little further into canada so that heat will be creeping up north as the ridge intensifies. we don't see this breaking down at least until the weekend. so the mid section of the country is going to continue to bake the northeast gets a little bit of a break as we head on into the next 72 hours. ann? >> all right, al, thank you so much. we'll get the rest of your forecast in a bit. >>> for now, to britain's deepening phone hacking scandal. this morning there are claims that journalists from other rupert murdoch's other papers were involve and the alleged target is former p.m. gordon brown. stephanie goss is in london with this. stephanie, good morning. >> good morning, ann. gordon brown does not mince his words when he spoke to the bbc this morning about rupert murdoch's papers me said those papers used people to gather inf
this proposal. >>> a big crowd is gathering in palm desert, california to say they're final farewell to betty ford. funeral services are just now getting underway. earlier today, main roads leading to the church were shutdown, and security was beefed up. michelle obama and three former first ladies are among the dignitaries paying their respects. those coming out say mrs. ford and her courageous battles with her very private issues from breast cancer to drug and alcohol addiction inspired her lasting legacy. >>> still ahead, 24 hours later, crews are working to repair the gas line. the unexpected snag. what it could mean for your commute. >>> disturbing allegations of sexual abuse at a little girl's birthday party. a local councilmember's husband is facing charges. >>> summertime means no homework and staying up late for the kids. one local county may be changing that. who's considering a curfew and why you could get in trouble if your children break the rules. not that long ago, many families were priced out of an overheated housing market. but the times have changed. get the facts at remax.
is a big month for weddings. so many l.a. brides walking down the aisle this weekend are now sending out traffic advisories to their guests and staying near their church the night before the ceremony. listen to poncherelli. >> ponch. chips. >> chips is saying stay away. goodness. >>> coming up on eyewitness news at 4:00. a final memorial. how family and friends are remembering former first lady betty ford. >>> bridge collapse. the dramatic scene. a tour bus plunges to the ground. what went wrong. the weather is perfect for almost anything going on. tim williams is updating your first warning forecast. >>> for instant updates and first warping stories, click wjz.com. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> that's our cruise ship, mary, tim, let's go. >> is it? >> recent those carnival colors? i don't think that's a carnival ship. >> any ship is giad ship to get on on a day like this. >> and i would tell you your itinerary very, very happily. >> nice. >> love boat. that's what i wanted to do for my life. >> i could see mary doing that, yes, cruise dect doctorror mary. we're looking at very calm conditions on t
ocean city right now. it will bring big changes for us as we head into the weekend. good news is on the way, but the cleanup continues. shelton dutes is in the mt. washington area of baltimore. how are we doing out there and is the cleanup underway? >> it is not too bad we are set up. this area is very prone to flooding. tonight it does not look like too much of the problem. the water level seems pretty low. we spoke to the bar to permit earlier today and they did not get any reports of flooding around the city -- we spoke to the fire department earlier today. other areas were not so lucky when it came to flooding. the afternoon downpour led much of frederick submerged under water. waterman of course will so high in some areas that intersections -- water levels were so high in some areas that intersection's had to be shut down. these cockeysville businesses spent the day clearing away debris and salvaging what they could. >> i am just trying to help the neighbors who on the barnyard up here. >> by businesses had significant damage, including the manufacture of this portable sh
hat. >> never, absolutely never. >> we don't know what happens behind those big walls though. >> no we certainly don't and we don't want to. hi bob. >> a good time is had by all. >> i recon so. >> we've had some pretty wild weather this evening. the last of the rain from berlin down to about chris field and continues to move away from our region. so in the next few hours, it'll be ending in that region. the rest of the state has cleared out nicely. looks like a nice weekend shaping up across the area. there'll be plenty of sunshine. but it would be a lot less humid that's the key to comfort. right now we're at 72. the dewpoint down just a tad to 69. earlier today was around 74. humidity still up there. still patchy fog and winds are pretty light. right now 63 in oakland, 76 with some showers in ocean city. 75 in washington and locally just around the 70 to the mid- 70-degree mark. right now winds beginning to turn to the north and northwest. that will bring in drier air tomorrow. the sun will be out tomorrow, yes. it'll get pretty warm but we won't have the high humidity that we saw th
by baltimore companies. ask candy. and said other big baltimore -- the other big baltimore connection. is that driver. >> just sinking to me. you said, 160 miles an hour. >> that's right. >> 160? >> 160. >> don't tell jabari that mark is going to drive number 68. he still thinks he is. >> i want to see me drive. >> the indy cars for the big race, they're racing on sunday. this is one of the support series. their big race is going to be on saturday, labor day. at the inner harbor, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. back to you in the inner hill. >> they run from $2800 each. >> i want one of those cars. >>> baltimore and the orioles are teaming up. we need your help. during this weekend's stand, take nonperishable foods. the wjz family will collect your donations at the gate. friday, you can meet don, adam, ron, and andrea. saturday, you can meet vic, me, bob, mark, gigi, tim and pat. and sunday, you can meet denise, mary, jeff, stan and mike hellgren. all part of wjz's continuing community commitment. >>> and here's one of the stories we're working on. >>> i'mandy clark -- i'm andy clark
, but by the late 80's big changes in car manufacturing made them much cleaner. >> we have better engines, better metals, and we do not get begin cameron -- the contaminants in oil like we used to. >> the theory that it needs to be changed because it wears out is wrong. the oil itself never wears out. some companies are introducing we refined oil. it is cleaned and additives are added back in. if it is a reputable company, they are probably using it. do you get what you pay for? yes, because more expensive oil has a better additive package, allowing the oil to last longer. >> all of the oil manufacturers have to meet a standard for oil. they can meet a minimum standard, or if the oil is more expensive, they can increase the additive package. that is the most expensive part of the oil is the additive package. >> tucked inside the lab in wichita, chemists work the janette -- diligently, constantly keeping up with new and tougher regulations by the american petroleum institute. >> there are numerous additives that are put into the oil. those include detergents. those include anti-wear additives, ant
is as it tops out today, it should start to improve tomorrow. and a big dramatic improvement for the rest of the week. we have a head advisory. code orange air quality. heat advisory with the values up to 105. we will go for temperatures today that may tie a record high that may get lost in the mix. but we are looking at an isolated chance of thunderstorms disspied the wide spret outbreak and yesterday into the week -- widespread outbreak and yesterday into the week. a time-lapse i got from the naval academy. look at the clouds racing across the sky. partly to mostly cloudy skies. not much in the way of moisture around the region a little ground clutter. but there could be a burst of a surge around the chesapeake in the next hour or two. an isolated shower and temperatures near 80 and we are going for 97 tying a record high feeling like 105. it will get better and we will talk about that next. let's do traffic with tonya. >> reporter: good morning. 95 south of the city between the beltways we have some volume but no major delays. that's always good news. looking at the jfx at northern par
: while the economy added 6,000 manufactures job, that's a drop in a very big bucket. >> the data is lousy. >> reporter: the president called congressional leaders back to the white house on sunday to break the stalemate over the debt ceiling and government spending. democrats and republicans are united on one point, they don't like what they're hearing so far. >> we are not going to reduce the deficit or subsidize tax cuts for the rich on the backs of america's seen yorsz a eseni families. >> there is no agreement in private or in public and as the presented sa president said yesterday, we are this far apart. >> reporter: they're predicting bottom lines but not breakthroug breakthroughs. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> it is the end of an era for nasa. and one giant question mark for mankind. >> two, one, zero, and liftoff, the final liftoff of "atlantis" on the shoulders of the space shuttle america will continue the dream. >> reporter: the 135th and final shuttle mission hungered from kennedy space center yesterday on a 12 day trip to the international space station. once "atlant
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. >> there's the guy. they might have fallen short of a big win at the national title but the vcu men's basketball team did win another prize, they took home an espy. the rams won the award for best upset at last night's espys in los angeles. seth myers hosted the show. you see him there. it honors the best athletic performances and games of the past year. and we knew this was going to happen. you know, you go online, you can vote for the espys, coach knew that the nomination was out there so we expected a win, and you probably can't see that very well, but the coach tweeted a photo of some of the guys on the team. >> holding their espy. >> which is a really big award. i'll retweet that later this morning. >> do that. >> check it out on twitter. >> congratulations to many of the players there. >> and congratulations to you as an alumni. >> thank you. the espys would not be an awards show without some fashion statement, and there it is. >> my man. >> san francisco giants closer brian wilson probably had fashionistas cringing with this little number. give you a little nod there. this is
to change entitlements and we know we're going to need revenues if we want a big package to solve the deal. now if it turns out the other side won't budge on anything, then we're going to be here every day until we get this done. >> senator mcconnell's proposal which we mentioned briefly at the top came out after you sat down with the president but what are the white house and other leaders saying about it this morning? >> well, there's a sense of relief, you can almost feel it all across washington today, erica, because senator mcconnell's proposal would help them step back from the brink. the president's spokesperson, jay carney, said yesterday that default is not an option, and they said some positive things about senator mcconnell's proposal, so everyone today is debating that proposal, but there is a sense that it lets some of the pressure off and may help the country avoid default. >> so in some ways it lets some of the pressure off politically. even though the president told you it's time to set politics aside, neither party wants to be the one that causes the u.s. to default so you
, but this was a big one because market street was a river. >> reporter: things are pretty much back to normal, but you will find trash bags where people picked up debris left behind. the flood control system spared the district from disaster. it was built after the city flooded in the 1960s. >> underneath that are essentially aqua ducts so the city remains safe. >> reporter: much of the damage was caused by blocked storm drains. you were showing that the water came up to the sign here? >> yeah, came up about right here, right past the sign and everything. you see where everything just brushed right under the car. >> reporter: darcy spencer, news 4. >> and a lot of people are still without power. right now pepco reporting about 18 people without -- or customers without power. 46 for dominion. and the bulk of the outages are with bge, about 2200 customers are without power right now. so the question this morning is what will mother nature bring us today? chuck bell is here with the answers and we hope we want to hear it. >> you'll like this forecast a lot. it will be beautiful outside. for today and for
, a little better than today. near 90. -- will still be rather hot later today. big difference in the low to mid-60s. >> wow. wonderful, bob. >>> wjz and masn and the orioles are teaming up to feed the hungry. and we need your help. during the home stand against the cleveland indians. we are asking you to take nonperishables. the wjz family will collect your donations at the gate. you can make cash donations as well. friday, if you're there, you can meet don, adam, ron, andrea. saturday, meet vic, kai, bob, mark, gigi, tim and pat. and sunday, you can meet mary, jeff, stan -- jess, weijia, stan and me. all part of wjz's continuing community commitment. >> we like getting the cash. they can do a lot with the cash. >> that's right. we don't take the cash. we just like to hear it clink. >> absolutely. >>> still to come on wjz eyewitness news. >> i'm alex alex demetrick coming up. a small improvement here, a small improvement there, it's adding up to a healthier bay. that story as eyewitness news continues. >>> steroids scandal. getting closer to opening statements in the roger clemens trial.
'll be laid next to her husband in michigan. >>> a big set back for the economy. june's unemployment rate was the highest it's been all year. companies added 18,000 jobs last month. so far, that was below what was predicted. lawmakers are trying to reach an agreement to raise the debt limit. republicans and democrats are fighting hard against parts of president obama's plans. the president wants to slash $4 trillion in spending and close tax lupe holes. >>> everyone, democrats and republican go out and say, no, i didn't get it all and yes, i had to accept things i didn't want. look at what we did. >> reporter: president obama called both sides of the white house for a meeting tomorrow. the nation could default on debt for the first time ever. >> the astronauts on board the shuttle atlantis are spending their morning in space. atlantis blasted into space for the final time yesterday. as alex demetrick explains, it was emotional for some in maryland. >> reporter: while four astronauts settled into the space shuttle atlantis, hundreds of nasa employees settled in to watch. mike has spent thr
big elections coming up all over the state. this is a question of who is going to take over the johnson's power position in prince george's connecticut in this void. is it going to be baker and curry and that group, or is it going to be an independent group of black leaders and come up from the grassroots to take over the power structure. so the sooner she's gone the more that coalition, the more that power fight will unfold. >> turning to metro, it was a tough week if you were trying to ride the rails. passengers needed hiking boots because they were malfunctioning around the area. they found flip-flops and sandals stuck in escalators. now, flip-flops don't help the situation anyway. >> no. and they have a continuing problem of inspecting equipment with shaping things up. they complain they don't have enough money. any number of things. staff is being improved since the horrible action we had last year. they're making progress. but things are tough. as one who used the subway this week it was rough. there was no escalator at my various stops. >> i don't know how to add to t
bron james, dwyane wade and chris bosch refer to themselves as the big three in honor of how many quarters they play. >> the world of sports met the world of comedy last night in los angeles. seth myers hosted the annual espy awards which honor the best athletic performances of games in the past year. my alma vaughter vcu won the award for best upset for the win over kansas in the ncaa tournament. it was also a big night for the nba's dallas mavericks. they won the espy award for best team, and mavs star dirk know its ski was named best male athlete. >>> in just a few hours the nominees for the 63rd annual prime-time emmys will be announced. nbc's comedies "30 rock" and "the office" both expected to get nods for comedy, actor and actress. the awards will be handed out in los angeles on september 18th. >>> actress mila kunis may have to break her blind date with a marine who asked her out on the internet. sergeant scott moore asked her to join him for the marine corps ball. but she may have to cancel because she's supposed to be filming two movies that month and may not be able to travel. t
. they have won big here. city hall has hauled in cash from 1600 tickets in four years here many from failing to feed the meter while you sneak in for a cup of coffee. at 32 bucks a ticket that is one pricy cup of joe. you will still be a gambling woman? >> maybe. >> right now there is only one problem. these guys use open data to plot the parking tickets. we called and e-mailed the mayor's office of information technology but have not received a response on why the information isn't current. joce sterman, abc 2 news. >>> meet george jettison or at least his car. the flyer car has been cleared for takeoff and it may not be long until you see one of these in the rear view mirror. it is called the transition. makers say it is a roadable aircraft designed to shift from the road to air and back again. who will be allowed to drive this? anybody with a valid driver's license. if you want to fly the car you will need at least a sports pilot license. you can land right in front of your house. the flying car will set you back about $250,000. you can reserve one if you are willing to put down a $10,000
-- real progress. the main players in the owners get face to face tomorrow with the last big hurdle coming up on the rookie wage scale. we continue this story with the jets last season. with that last piece of contention, it becomes logistics. the lawsuit must be settled. a whole lot of signatures must be signed. how long that will take is hard to say. but the lockout could be over by july 21 if they can hammer it through. that would save the regular season, if not most of the preseason. the national league is knocking off the al. [ bailiff ] fee court is now in session. [ latosha ] here are the facts... mr. lambert here was trying to go home for valentine's day. got sick and had to change flights. he paid the difference in airfare. but the other airline... ...smacked him with a 150-dollar fee just to change. 150 bucks. change fee. that's double-dipping. who can afford surprises like that? why does he hate travelers so much?! so what do you think? guilty! stick a fork in him. case closed, honey. [ male announcer ] don't pay a change fee on top of a fare difference. fly southwest, the only
. but now back to the news desk. >>> a big improvement on 270. 77 degrees right now. >> a pentagon investigative reports that thousands of military contractor passwords have been leaked. >> today on "oprah," the out of this world life of "star wars" actress carrie fisher, 4:00 and abc 7. we will be right back. ♪ captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> former british prime minister gordon brown says that he was a victim of "news of the world" tabloid. and there are reports that the royal family were targeted as well. rupert murdoch shut down the tabloid amid the hacking scandal. nine reporters could face jail time. >>> packers say that they stole thousands of unscripted military passwords from parliament contractor booz allen hamilton. passwords could be used to break into military e-mail accounts. the mclean virginia-based company says it does not comment on such matters. the pentagon is looking into it. >>> there is important information about the effects of secondhand smoke on children. a new study found that children exposed to secondhand smoke an
to be part of it. we've always gone out in costumes. >> we're just big kids, that's all. >> reporter: what's it like being around all these harry potter fans? >> exhilarating. >> reporter: warner brothers expects this film to gross over $1 billion because this film is in 3-d. all the fans who come tonight will get a pair of these lovely glasses. jim, i know you're jealous. but there are still tickets left for the show at 3:30 this morning. live tonight here in northwest. back to you in the studio. >> john, you're breaking my heart. i'm consumed by jealousy over those goofy-looking glasses. take them off, john. >>> you've heard the game angry birds. don't you love that game? today, there was a bird angry and aggressive enough for a whole flock of his kind. that bird kept attacking people passing by the gerald ford museum in grand rapids, michigan. the bird was fond of pecking people upside the head as they walked by. then it would return to its perch and wait for its next victim. what kind of bird was that? >> either an oriole or a red-winged black bird. >> i didn't see a red wing, did you?
traffic. >> reporter: richie highway is a big and busy road. and cara's family and friends say they want more police presence here to help people cross the street. especially while the carnival is attracting hundreds every night. >> reporter: somebody needs to do something. i'm all about carnivals. it just needs to be handled better. >> reporter: and anne arundel county police say there is an officer at the early heights intersection now. reminding walkers to be careful when they cross that street to go over to the carnival. denise, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, gigi. >> reporter: police say there is also a sign near the carnival, alerting drivers of the carnival and people crossing the street. >>> good news for fans ever phillips seafood. alex demetrick reports, it turns out, phillips is just moving down the block. >> reporter: for 30 years, phillips has been serving up meals and memories at the light street inner harbor, when the family announced they were shutting the restaurant down in september, it stunned regulars. >> that's shocking to me. >> yeah, very sad. >> w
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